James Duffy

Side Projects

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A few months ago I started my first full time job since graduating college. I am working with some great people and making meaningful contributions to the team and the company.

Working the many hour…

Twitter Markov Generator

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I recently built a Markov Generator for Twitter in a few hours. The site will look at your last few hundred tweets and randomly try to find something that you might say. It uses probability from your…

Twitter Authentication in Django with Tweepy

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While working on a recent project during my internship I had to come up with a way to authenticate users in our Django application. We use an Angular front-end that makes calls to Django.

I am going…

What is in my bag?

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I always have this bag ready to go at a moments notice. I have perfected my bag after years of college and a few months of being a Software Engineer. With this bag I am ready to handle the day.

TimB…

Long time editor says goodbye and good luck

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I joined the California State University, Stanislaus Signal Fall 2011, and I no longer know what I am going to do without seeing the bright and smiling faces of my fellow editors every week.

I am th…

Moving to Digital Ocean

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For the past 7 months I have been exploring the wonderful world of running your own virtual private server. It started when I began writing the core for Analytics-App during a hackathon at App.net.

Falling out of love and finding Mac Apps

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After years of using Windows computers and lusting over Apple’s MacBooks and MacBook Air I finally got my hands on a new 2013 MacBook Air. I have only had little exposure to OSX when I had a hand me …

My summer internship comes to a close

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Today is it! I have learned a lot in the few short weeks I have been at IRIDEX Corporation and it has been a wonderful and eye opening experience and if I could I would stay longer, but alas I must f…